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Gastro

67 Venn Street, Clapham, London SW4 0BD, England (Clapham / Battersea )
20 7627 0222
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Ranked #8,822 of 17,142 restaurants in London
Price range: $86 - $86
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to Gastro in late 2013 and had a good experience with great service and lovely food. We decided to go again for a birthday lunch and were bitterly disappointed. When we arrived there was very little attention paid to us and we had to ask for water and menus. For a restaurant that isn't cheap at all you... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Gastro is one of those restaurants that because of their great location in the heart of young professional Clapham doesn't have to try too hard. Opposite Clapham Picture House in the pedestrianised Venn street, with tables outside in summer it is difficult to resist. The menue is over ambitious and never changing , no plat de jour or specialite maison,... More

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Esher, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We live in SUrrey but have friends in Wandsworth so occasionally head to Clapham for dinner. We had been to the amazing rapscallion back in November and should have gone back there. Came here for brunch on a Sunday and had a very disappointing time. I am 5 months pregnant and very sensitive to smells and I think this restaurant... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

So I'm going to France with a friend later this year. I suggested a meal at Gastro as a sort of warm up, which I'm glad I did and I'm also glad that I didn't read the other reviews on here before going. As it was an extremely warm evening, we were sat outside. The location on Venn Street in... More

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London, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We turned up without a reservation on a hot July evening, and we were very pleasantly surprised. The waiter/waitresses who served us were efficient, friendly and quick. A good range of aperitifs to tempt us with, and a well balanced wine list. We ordered the gastronomy plate, which had a lovely range of ham. smoked salmon, olives and plenty of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Strongly advise against coming here. We dined here on a Sunday evening and the service was abysmal. The staff are typical of a French restaurant and very shrug shoulderish when they don’t like a request you make, they seem more interested in socialising with each other than focussing on the customers. I have also since heard rumours that there are... More

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

went to Gastro the first time ever yesterday and i must say for the prices i expected a little bit more..the witness didn't understand what war were ordering first of all..the food was just about ok but when we were paying we've asked the service charge to be removed as we wanted to give it to the waitress in cash... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Just came here to have an early morning tea and was intending to get a breakfast here....been told fantastic place...was almost empty was on a Saturday....waited for more then 10mins (bearing in mind empty)...the only reason why I then got served was because I had to for someone to serve me. A miserable/moody waiter came to serve me...I asked for... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Just popped into Gastro for a quick breakfast. Great coffee, excellent croissant - everything you'd expect from a French bistro breakfast. Suitably charming!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I just read with horror some of the negative reviews of Gatro, one of my favourite little restaurants in London. If you want chain restaurant food, go elsewhere. (there's somewhere on the high street with two big yellow arches that might be more your thing). This is my first ever review, and after reading negative comments on here I felt... More

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